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Recover a lost contact


Android Question


Today I ran into an old friend again and got his phone number, saying I'd call later. I saved it and it saved as a WhatsApp contact in my contacts list, for some reason, instead of a Google contact. I opened a conversation once in WhatsApp without sending a message, didn't do anything option-wise. When I got home, the contact was gone. I did not do anything to it, it was just gone. Ironically though, I remember all but the last 2 digits. As far as it matters, it is a HTC One running Android 4.3.

I am so disappointed and I really want to be able to recover this number. Is there any way to do this? I would be extremely grateful if someone were able to help me retrieve it.

Kind regards

By the way, if I am in the wrong forum with this question, I'm sorry.


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